- Installing and Using the Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers (Installing Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers, and creating a web service with JBoss using annotations)
- Adding Features from the Europa Discovery Site (Adding Ruby Development Tools)
- Eclipse Web Tools Platform: Developing Java(TM) Web Applications
- Eclipse User's Guide
- Eclipse Java development tools Newsgroup
- Eclipse Web Tools Newsgroup
|Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers|
The Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers contains everything you need to build Java and Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) applications. Considered by many to be the best Java development tool available, the Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers provides superior Java editing with incremental compilation, Java EE 5 support, a graphical HTML/JSP/JSF editor, database management tools, and support for most popular application servers. Looking for what's in each package?
If you are planning to build Eclipse plug-ins or Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) applications, please see Eclipse for RCP/Plug-in Developers.
What You Need
You will need a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to run Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers. A Java 5 JRE is required.
- Download the Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers (Package Contents - Package FAQ)
- Use the utility for your platform to decompress the downloaded file onto your file system (Windows™ users, see this note).
- If you intend to use Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers, you must separately download an application server (Click here for more information about application servers).
- Additional features can be installed from the Europa Update Site via the Update Manager, including:
New and Noteworthy
- A graphical HTML/JSP/JSF editor.
- Java EE 5 support.
- A new Quick Access feature (ctrl-3) to enhance IDE navigation.
- Task-focused development (Mylyn).
For a list of new features in Eclipse 3.3, check out the New and Noteworthy.
For a list of new features in Web Tools Platform 2.0, check out the New and Noteworthy.